Glendale Community College presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Glendale Health Center
NAMI Glendale
Crisis Text Line


Date:May 5, 2020
Time:12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Glendale Community College
1500 N Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
90% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
92% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
80% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

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